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The four different types of child custody

Posted by Manuel A. Segarra III | Aug 06, 2015 | 0 Comments

THE FOUR DIFFERENT TYPES OF CHILD CUSTODY When parents divorce, it is important to determine how custody will be shared. Will one parent be the primary caregiver, or will they share the parenting responsibilities? The four basic types of child custody include legal custody, physical custody, joi...

Father's Rights During Divorce or Separation

Posted by Manuel A. Segarra III | Jul 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Many fathers do not fully understand their rights following a divorce or separation, and in some cases, they may be too willing to give up their custody rights because they are afraid of gender bias by the court. This assumption may prevent them from seeking to enforce their parental rights and c...

Using Mediation to Resolve Divorce Issues

Posted by Manuel A. Segarra III | Jul 06, 2015 | 0 Comments

When couples divorce, there are a number of significant issues that must be worked out. These issues include the division of property, living situations, child custody and child support. A mediator can help divorcing spouses resolve their issues and come up with workable solutions without the cos...

Custody Agreement for Minor Child or Children

Posted by Manuel A. Segarra III | Jun 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

If you are in the process of obtaining a divorce, you are likely feeling a range of strong emotions, especially if there are children involved. Custody disputes are often stressful and complicated. For this reason, it is a good idea to enlist in the support of a child custody attorney to help you...

How to Divorce an Abusive Partner

Posted by Manuel A. Segarra III | Apr 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

HOW TO DIVORCE AN ABUSIVE PARTNER   Divorce is a difficult process for anyone who feels like it's the best decision for his or her dysfunctional marriage. Marriages fail mostly because of finances, external love affairs, loss of love and differences in perspective. However, there are some mar...

6 Tips on How to Prepare for a Divorce

Posted by Manuel A. Segarra III | Apr 06, 2015 | 0 Comments

How to prepare for a divorce As we can all attest to, relationships aren't always easy. Couples can have different viewpoints on valuable issues or they can occasionally experience the inevitable “bad day” that can cause arguments and, at times, dysfunction within the relationship. In some event...

Annulment VS. Divorce: How to Annul Your Marriage

Posted by Manuel A. Segarra III | Mar 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

When marriages don't last, there are two ways in which you can end the marriage: a divorce or an annulment. Both achieve the same goal of dissolving a marriage; however, the options differ in the steps used to achieve the same end goal.  When a couple opts for a divorce, they recognize that they ...

5 Reasons Why You Should Hire a Divorce Lawyer

Posted by Manuel A. Segarra III | Mar 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

If you and your significant other have come to terms with the fact that your marriage has run its course, it may be time to consider hiring Miami divorce lawyers. In the United States alone, approximately 50 percent of marriages end in divorce. It's difficult to think that your relationship has b...

How to Understand and Calculate Florida Alimony

Posted by Manuel A. Segarra III | Jan 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Alimony A divorce settlement often includes an alimony agreement, which entails that one spouse pays the other for divorce during and after the proceedings. The individual that must pay alimony is usually determined by whether or not he or she makes more money than the other spouse. This spouse ...

Florida Parenting Plan Benefits Child

Posted by Manuel A. Segarra III | Jan 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Nearly 50 percent of marriages end in divorce. When children are involved, divorce proceedings become even more complicated and can have a long term negative impact on kids. Creating a parenting plan can lessen some of the negative effects of divorce on children. Parents (preferably both) are su...

How Child Support is Awarded in Florida

Posted by Manuel A. Segarra III | Apr 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

In the state of Florida, the award of child support is controlled by specific guidelines set out in state statute.  While the exact amount of child support will be affected by many variables, there are a few key components that arise in every case.  The guidelines are established to avoid litigat...

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